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A jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles are suspended
A part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
Cytoplasmic organelles at which proteins are synthesized.
An organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur.
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs
the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell that regulates what enters the cell based on size and charge.
Cell organelle that aids in cell division in animal cells only
cell organelle filled with enzymes needed to break down certain materials in the cell
A rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane and provides support to the cell
That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum studded with ribosomes.
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.
diffusion of water across a selectively permeable membrane
the movement of ions or molecules across a cell membrane into a region of higher concentration, assisted and requiring energy.
loose combination of DNA and proteins that is present during interphase
Found inside the nucleus and produces ribosomes
That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum that is free of ribosomes and is responsible for lipid synthesis
A unicellular organism that lacks a nucleus and membrane bound organelles
A cell that contains a nucleus and membrane bound organelles
idea that all living things are composed of cells, cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things, and new cells are produced from existing cells & contain genetic information (DNA)
A specialized structure that carries out a specific function within the cell
Cell organelle that stores materials such as water, salts, proteins, and carbohydrates
modifies and packages proteins and other material to be exported
when comparing two solutions, the solution with the greater concentration of solute
when comparing two solutions, the solution with the lesser concentration of solute
when comparing two solutions, the concentrations of solute are equal
process by which a cell takes material into the cell by infolding of the cell membrane
a process by which the contents of a cell vacuole are released to the exterior through fusion of the vacuole membrane with the cell membrane.
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